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Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence
What is the association between asthma controller medication adherence and parent and child illness representation?Journal of Pediatric Health Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA
Does current statin use increase the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage among patients with a previous history of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission
How important are errors of omission to patient safety? What factors within practices can lead to these omissions, and how can they be prevented?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Health service 'haemorrhaging' nurses, figures reveal
More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer
By identifying protein and genetic markers on CTCs, liquid biopsies may change the landscape of NSCLC management.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Changing profession
From nurses who operate on their patients to those who run general practices, nursing is changing. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test
White House doctor says President Donald Trump did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening he requested (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel
Walmart giving pharmacy customers packet that turns leftover opioids into useless gel (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that will help them dispose of leftover medication in order to help curb misuse and abuse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Aussie flu: Deadly infection to be worse than Spanish flu that killed about 50 million?
AUSSIE flu has spread across the UK from Australia, and has now been spotted in the US. Could the deadly virus become as widespread as the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, which infected about 500 million people globally? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio district
Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This is the cognitive test the president passed
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

President is overweight and doesn't exercise much, like most Americans
President Donald Trump's doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president's health as "excellent," but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn't get enough exercise. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

President is overweight and doesn't exercise, like most Americans
President Donald Trump's doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president's health as "excellent," but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn't get enough exercise. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbs for dinner?
Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When you can (and can't) eat carbs for dinner
Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mind games junk food giants use to make us eat more
For two decades, I was a marketing executive working with the biggest names in the junk food industry. My job was to use insight, technology and creativity to influence people to eat more. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?
(Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Results of Trump physical revealed
The president's physician released details about Trump's first physical in office Tuesday. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula sat down with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor to discuss the briefing. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental state
Donald Trump has aced a test on his mental health — likely putting to rest days of Washington political gossip. And one Arab-Canadian couldn't be prouder. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

How did Trump's physical compare to a standard check-up?
It is not uncommon for an over-65-year-old to receive more intense assessment than younger Americans, but given the high stakes he was given some tests which are not usually rolled out in a physical. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High street giants vow to cut sugar levels in products
High street chains including Costa, McDonald ’s and Greggs have signed up to a code of practice including a pledge to cut sugar in their food and drink by 20 per cent by 2020. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. faces oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken: Sanderson Farms
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplies of chicken raised without antibiotics are outstripping demand, a major U.S. poultry producer said on Tuesday, a sign of overproduction that could eat into processors' profits. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Understanding CTE
(Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

W.H. doc: "Absolutely no concerns" about Trump's cognitive ability
Trump scored a 30 out of 30 on a cognitive assessment during his physical last week, his doctor told reporters (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New artificial intelligence can see the age of your CELLS
Scientists from Insilico Medicine have developed a computer algorithm that can assess a person's risk of developing age-related diseases, and give medical advice based on those risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Results of Trump physical revealed
The president's physician released details about Trump's first physical in office Tuesday. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula sat down with "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor to discuss the briefing. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White House doctor
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a test for signs of dementia and is in overall excellent health, but needs to shed weight by cutting calories, fats and carbohydrates and starting a daily exercise routine, the White House physician said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Trump's Doctor Says Health Excellent, Attributes'Good Genes'Trump's Doctor Says Health Excellent, Attributes'Good Genes '
Along with his overall health the president had a perfect score on the MoCA test, showing excellent cognitive health, said the White House physician.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Isometric exercises: Good for strength training?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump is overweight but doctor gives him clean bill
President Trump weighs 239 pounds is 6'3 " the White House doctor revealed. That makes him overweight with a BMI of 29.9 - 30 would make him obese. He is to lose weight, the doctor said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CVS: No More Photo Touchups in Beauty Product Ads
If suppliers use altered photos in their marketing materials, they will be labeled. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House doctor says president ACED cognitive test
President Donald Trump's recent medical examination showed no indication of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to the Navy physician who conducted and supervised it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Donald Trump's hair loss drug tied to severe side effects
Finasteride, sold under the brand name Propecia, is a widely-used drug that reduces the size of prostate glands and stimulates hair growth. It is also linked to many other severe side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WH doc: "Absolutely no concerns" about Trump's cognitive ability
The president scored a 30 out of 30 on a cognitive assessment during his physical last week, his doctor told reporters (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women
The risk for type 2 diabetes was reduced by almost half throughout their childbearing years for women who breastfed for 6 months or longer, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Trump is sharp, but needs to lose weight: White House doctor
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump passed a cognitive test and is in overall excellent health, but needs to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and starting to exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Model loses second leg to toxic shock syndrome
Los Angeles-based model Lauren Wasser, 29, lost her right leg in 2012 and had the other one amputated last week. 'Life is about to be so different, again!' she said in a post before the surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How YOU can do President Trump's cognitive assessment test
The 10-minute test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (or, MoCA), was designed for medical professionals to determine mild cognitive dysfunction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
The law that requires America to turn some of its soybeans into diesel fuel for trucks has created a new industry. But it's costing American consumers about $5 billion each year.(Image credit: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Risk of Diabetes
Mothers who breast-feed may be at reduced risk of diabetes, a new study reports. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Diabetes Breastfeeding Source Type: news

FDA, DoD Collaborate to Expedite Lifesaving Products for Combat FDA, DoD Collaborate to Expedite Lifesaving Products for Combat
Joint FDA, Department of Defense (DoD) program will expedite development and approval of medical devices and therapeutics for US military personnel.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren ’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane for Diabetics
The study began with 120 patients with type 2 diabetes from the United States and Taiwan. Half underwent weight-loss surgery while the other half had only lifestyle interventions. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Musing on Sexual Ethics Musing on Sexual Ethics
Dr George Lundberg urges discussion on modern sexual ethics.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

White House doctor says Trump in 'excellent' overall health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet and more exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Past presidents' physicals: What we learned
President Donald Trump is scheduled to undergo a physical examination Friday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The exam will be conducted by US Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the same physician who performed President Barack Obama's last two physicals while in office. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO recommends yellow fever shot to Sao Paulo visitors
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at risk for yellow fever and recommended foreign travelers get vaccinated before visiting. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

IV bags in short supply across US after hurricane
Before Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 30, the United States had already experienced intermittent shortages of IV bags, which are used to administer and dilute medications. The devastation caused by the Category 4 hurricane -- the first to hit the island in more than eight decades -- amplified the IV bag shortage, in particular sodium chloride 0.9% injection bags, which are ubiquitous in medical facilities and hospitals. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they ’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news